Why CGU?

Discover why CGU online is the right place for your graduate studies

Specialized, recognized programs

Claremont Graduate University’s online master’s degree programs are aligned with the needs of today’s employers and the latest industry trends. As a student, you will gain practical knowledge that can be immediately applied. CGU offers online master’s degrees in Evaluation & Applied Research and Information Systems & Technology.

Globally-renowned faculty scholars

By choosing to earn your master’s degrees online from Claremont Graduate University, you will learn from the same internationally renowned professors who teach on campus. CGU faculty members are recognized experts in their fields with connections and resources tied to industries and organizations across the globe. They bring expansive and critical knowledge into the classroom while also continuing to conduct applied research that impacts the world. CGU faculty members are accessible and will work closely with you as they develop and expand their own professional reputations.

Powerful network

As a Claremont Graduate University student, you will be part of a global learning community comprised of bold individuals leading organizations, influencing society, and making positive changes worldwide. With an accomplished alumni network of more than 22,000 members internationally, CGU will connect you with fellow graduates who possess the knowledge and connections to advance their careers while making an impact on the world.

All graduate, all the time

For nearly 100 years, Claremont Graduate University has been a leader in graduate education. CGU is the only research focused university in the nation devoted entirely to graduate-level education, awarding master’s and doctoral degrees in 24 professional and academic disciplines. While professors at other graduate schools are divided between undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities, your CGU professors will be “graduate only” — meaning they will be solely dedicated to your graduate-level training and to providing you with the highest levels of learning, scholarship, and service.


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